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Positive Impact Philanthropy Podcast

Jun 30, 2021

Join Lori and Diana Gaitira in this conversation about helping people through the things that inspire us. Diana is the founder of Rough Love Jewelry, her business that started out of her jewelry-making hobby. Having come from a different line of career, how was she able to grow her business so quickly? What is the role of her philanthropic journey in her success? Stay tuned!


Here are the things to expect in this episode:

  • How inspiring yourself can lead to inspiring other people.
  • What difference does it make when your personal values align with your business?
  • The value of having a cause that you identify with.
  • Taking action doesn’t always have to be a big event. Even the smallest act of kindness can have a big impact on people.
  • And more!




About Diana:


I'm a first-generation born American with immigrant parents from Haiti. I am a Gallaudet University Alumni (class of 2007),I was accepted into their exclusive program called H.U.G.s (Hearing Undergraduate Students), and I graduated with a B.A. degree in Deaf Studies. I am also a certified Sign Language Interpreter, SAG-AFTRA actor, IATSE 871 film crew member and more. What started out as a Covid-19 lockdown hobby of jewelry making turned into an amazing business venture and dream come true!  May you find pleasure, joy, inspiration, and strength through my products!



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Foundations mentioned:


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National Black Deaf Advocates:

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